OMG, My Fitbit Died: Hiking Lessons from a Fitbit Addict

Two days ago I fastened on my Fitbit pedometer and went out to hike. When I clicked on it to check my steps and mileage, I saw a battery-empty graphic with a question mark in the center. I had just charged it, so it wasn’t run down. I walked on and checked again. No change. Disgruntled, I decided to trouble shoot later.

No luck at home, and so I went out without my Fitbit yesterday, feeling naked and vulnerable. How could I record my mileage? How would I know how many steps I had walked? This little black wristband had … Read More